Dec 10, 2018 By Mark Redfern and Austin Trunick Web Exclusive

Welcome to part 5 of our Holiday Gift Guide 2018, in which we highlight toys and other gifts for kids and their parents, including books, DVDs, board games, technology, and more. We were sent so many cool things to write about that we had to split the post into two parts, our website couldn't handle one post as long as our Toy Gift Guide. So here's part 1, which features kid-friendly toys, books, and DVDs/Blu-rays.  More

Dec 03, 2018 By Mark Redfern Web Exclusive

Welcome to part 4 of our Holiday Gift Guide 2018, in which we highlight collectibles. Political comedian and TV host Bill Maher, of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, recently got in hot water for writing on his blog right after the passing of legendary comic book writer Stan Lee about how Lee's creations and comic books in general had helped dumb down America and pave the way for a reality TV star to be elected President.  More

Nov 29, 2018 By Charles Steinberg Web Exclusive

The experimental post-punk-electronic band Liars, formerly a composing tandem of Angus Andrew and Aaron Hemphill – and now just Angus – took a welcome step over the line this year with their score to the independent film 1/1, starring Judd Nelson and Lindsey Shaw and written and directed by avid fan Jeremy Phillips.  More

Nov 28, 2018 By Frank Valish Web Exclusive

With 1975-77, Hozac Records unearths pre-Church Steve Kilbey's Baby Grande, in all its glory.


Nov 27, 2018 By Mark Redfern Web Exclusive

Welcome to part 3 of our Holiday Gift Guide 2018, in which we highlight some of our favorite tech products from the year. Technology's march into the future continues unabated and unless we all get wiped out by some natural disaster or pandemic, or the artificial intelligence systems we create go all Terminator on us and launch all our nuclear missiles, we need to get used to a more plugged-in future. More

Nov 20, 2018 By Austin Trunick

Gifts for Fans of All Video Gaming Eras. More

Nov 16, 2018 By Madeline Kenney Web Exclusive

For My Favorite New Band we ask an established artist to tell us about their favorite new artist. This installment is by Madeline Kenney, who writes about Dante High. More

Nov 12, 2018 By Helena Deland Web Exclusive

Vision Quest is our recurring series where an artist writes about one of their music videos, from the concept to the execution. For this edition Montréal's Helena Deland writes about her video for "Claudion." More